Library Job Description

Library Job Description

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Library Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective library job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included library job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Provide research and technology assistance to library users in person, by telephone and electronically at the Service Desk
Act as main point of contact for patron issues at the Service Desk during assigned shifts, including, patron complaints and concerns, and any other issues which require a supervisor
Accept payment of fines and fees and receipt of billed items
Supervise student assistants and provide guidance on policy issues at the Service Desk
Create and maintain student assistant schedule
Assist with hiring, training, and evaluating student assistants
Keep statistics on use of materials and services and prepare reports as needed
Perform cleaning and light maintenance of equipment
Track supply inventories and order supplies as needed
Use electronic tracking system for inventory of materials in vault, materials in the department including monitoring environment in storage and exhibition areas

Library Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Library

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the library job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Library, Education, Library Science, Sciences, Communication, Information Science, Technical, History, Technology, Computer

Skills for Library

Desired skills for library include:

Collectible and antique firearms
Federal and State firearm regulations
Microsoft Office programs
Internet and e-mail programs
Menu items and recipes to effectively service the customer
Library science
Excel
Firearms acquired by either working in the firearms industry
Microsoft Office Suite
Collecting firearms is the best type background to come from

Desired experience for library includes:

May be involved in vendor relations such as preparing materials for offsite vendor, and host visits and tours for vendors and act as main intermediary with imaging vendor
Collect, process, and analyze data from monitors
Manage daily operations of a unit to include supervision of staff, training and performance evaluation such as train in conservation techniques and procedures
Train as a collections disaster preparedness responder, and respond to disaster small and large
Ability to push a cart weighing up to 650 lbs that requires an initial push force up to 70 lbs
Ability to work in an environment that is dusty and or moldy

Library Examples

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Library Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of library. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for library
  • Loads vendor-supplied (Leila) bibliographic and order records into the integrated library system whenever invoices are supplied
  • Collects and reports statistics each month
  • Attaches spine labels to book or compact discs
  • Sorts cards and labels
  • Attaches Mylar/ Kapco covers to jackets
  • Performs Stamping, Theft ID
  • Performs Auditing
  • Ability to walk and stand continuously during assigned shift
  • Ability to push/pull in a warehouse environment up to 70lbs force to push during the assigned shift – 1-50lbs continuously and 51-70lbs frequently
  • Oversees and organizes the administrative tasks associated with the Rubenstein Library's travel grant program
Qualifications for library
  • Ability to lift books that are up to 10 pounds
  • Ability to kneel and reach
  • Must be able to stand for many hours
  • Maintain consistent work schedule
  • Cancels unfilled orders based on established policies and procedures
  • Minimum of 2 years post secondary education required, Bachelors degree preferred
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a library. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for library
  • Provides reference services for Center users, including those who visit in person and those inquiring remotely
  • Provides reference services for HoM users, including those who visit in person and those inquiring remotely
  • Oversees the circulation functions for the library
  • Maintains the library reserves for the current semester
  • Take part in the company’s appraisal process and undertake training as agreed with the College Librarian in order to contribute to the achievement of identified targets in the relevant Self-Assessment Report and in the QIAP
  • Any other appropriate duties as allocated by the line manager
  • The Library Supervisor Supervises staff and/or student workers engaged in specialized library functions for a library unit, department, center or facility
  • Oversees the management and provision of records storage services for University offices, faculty and staff and management of records center accounts at the Harvard Depository
  • Communicates records management policies and practices throughout the University in a variety of forums
  • With the advice of the Sr
Qualifications for library
  • Prior knowledge of cataloging procedures preferred
  • Ability to work with all levels of faculty and all types of students
  • Customer Service/Compliance oriented
  • Must type 40 wpm and be familiar with online virtual resources
  • 6 months work experience in at least one previous job
  • Years experience with physical distribution
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of library. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for library
  • With the Senior Records Manager/Archivist and other departments at the University
  • Identifies and promotes the maintenance of historical records to preserve institutional memory and heritage, including assessing with other HUA staff the long-term value of University offices’ records and faculty research data to the University and the Archives, and brings historical archival records into the Archives
  • Processes monograph and serial publications including withdrawing volumes and titles from the collection, assigning backlog accession numbers, maintaining department backlog, proofreading catalog records and maintaining holding information
  • Sorts and shelves library materials and shifts library collections
  • Verifies correct form of entry for monographs and serials
  • Provides circulation/reference service and instruction to library patrons of all ages using print, media and computer resources
  • Answers questions from the public in person, over the telephone and electronically
  • Performs community outreach to promote and increase public participation and use of library services
  • Assists in planning and delivering library programs for children, teens and/or adults
  • Instructs patrons on the use of the Internet, computer applications and other Library services
Qualifications for library
  • Current enrollment in the Lancaster Institute for Health Education (LIHE) is preferred
  • Please note this position includes working some early shifts and one evening shift
  • Must be able to regularly lift 40 lb
  • Ability to pass a criminal records check should a job offer be extended
  • Office/Library environment
  • Knowledge and appreciation of literature for all ages, audiovisual materials, computer resources, and other materials that constitute a balanced, relevant collection, love of reading
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a library. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for library
  • Ensures patrons follow library policies and procedures
  • May take responsibility for the facility, staff and operations in the absence of the Library Manager
  • Check books in and out
  • Answer questions and communicate with students, teachers, library instructor, and Audiovisual Technician regarding LMC
  • Update and maintain the JeffCat Database
  • File and maintain student records
  • Provide information to administrators and school staff regarding school curriculum and technology
  • Perform clerical duties such as answering telephone, taking messages, and typing
  • Perform annual inventory, storage of supplies, and general housekeeping
  • Perform monograph and serial collection development processes in the Fine Arts Library for the Americas, Western Europe and portions of Eastern Europe (from antiquity to 1900), Africa, Australasia, Oceania, and other southern Pacific nations in all formats
Qualifications for library
  • Foreign languages, such as Spanish, Chinese, French, and Russian
  • Experience working Children or Young Adults preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of urban library issues, library and information technologies
  • Completion of LIS415 (or relevant experience) and no more than 2 additional SLIS courses
  • B.A., M.L.S
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, in teams, collaboratively with colleagues within and across departments
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of library. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for library
  • Ensure effective stewardship of the materials budget, including monitoring acquisition budgets and fund assignments for 8,000-10,000 titles annually, ongoing assessment of budget allocations, establishing target deadlines for ordering materials, and prioritizing requests for endowment and end-of-year purchasing
  • Actively contribute to relevant Harvard College and Harvard Library collection development working groups, committees, councils, and innovative projects
  • Maintain and update Fine Arts Library collection policy in consultation with FAL selectors and collection development colleague across the Harvard Libraries
  • Continuously evaluate print and digital publication trends in art history, architectural history, and the fine and applied arts
  • Communicate regularly about current and emerging research areas and interests with faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, Harvard Art Museum educators, curators, fellows, and interns, and visiting scholars
  • Exchange information and best practices proactively with selectors in the Harvard College Library and across the Harvard Libraries for shared purchases, purchase recommendations, and intentional duplication
  • Contribute to collaborative collection development and digital projects with external partners, , Ivies Art and Architecture Group
  • Create and maintain in-depth and relevant content for multiple web presences for Fine Arts Library collections and collection-related events and news
  • Assess collection strengths and correct weaknesses for curricular and research support and create routine and customized acquisitions and collections reports using COGNOS and other tools
  • Establish and maintain effective and efficient relationships with approval, firm order, and antiquarian vendors and booksellers
Qualifications for library
  • Work together with the Librarian and other Fine Arts Library selectors to negotiate and acknowledge gifts of materials and funds
  • Work proactively and collaboratively with Information Technology Services staff to insure consistent and efficient vendor relations and processing routines
  • Work proactively and collaboratively with Access Services collection management staff to plan for collection care, and stack space planning, and ongoing transfer of materials to the Harvard Depository
  • Work proactively and collaboratively with Preservation, Conservation, and Digital Imaging on disaster planning, collections care guidelines, environmental concerns, and digital preservation and access projects
  • Participates in research services and activities, including contributing to regular hours of support for special collections researchers in collaboration with other librarians
  • Student staff and/or interns, as needed

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